Modes of granular segregation in a noncircular rotating cylinder

K. M. Hill, Nitin Jain, Julio M Ottino

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An attempt is made to explain why axial segregation occurs in granular materials. It is demonstrated that the cross section of the mixer has a significant influence on axial segregation and that subsurface dynamics are important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number011302
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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